1. chuggiewuggies

    Finalising Specs on my Custom Balaguer, Opinions Welcome!

    I'm almost ready to push the button, but would just like some opinions on a couple options I'm less sure about. It's a 28.5" 7 string with an Evertune. I plan to play from drop F# down to double drop D. Here is what it looks like: Hyperion Rustic Black BKP by chuggiewuggies posted Jan 23, 2022...
  2. FadexToxBlack81

    FS Dark Matter Instruments Anomaly (now Balaguer)

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar: Dark Matter Instruments Anomaly Modifications (if any): n/a Accessories (hardshell case etc): soft case Location (City,State or City,Country): Philadelphia, PA International OK? : NO Contact Info (No Phone #s) DM References (eBay or other forum...
  3. U

    The wife and I design an 8 string guitar

    So the wife and I decided to go onto the Balaguer configurator and design a guitar together for some fun. I started off with a classy 7 string Singlecut but things took an unexpected turn. Let's just say we ended up with an 8 string Green monster
  4. MaxOfMetal

    Balaguer Devin Shidaker Signature Tartarus 7 & 8

    Surprised no one is talking about these. They look killer: Link: Devin used to post here a good amount, seemed like a good dude always, and now he's in The Acacia Strain.
  5. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Tartarus Run - Limited Spots for 6 & 7 string

    Limited to 6 slots each! Price will be $1399 for the 6 and $1499 for the 7. Price includes the hardshell case. Please vote for which finish at the top of this thread! Build time would be 4-5 months. Shipping would be calculated at checkout but International shipping is usually a flat $150...
  6. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Guitars - 2019 Thread

    I wanted to create a new thread for this year since we are launching quite a lot at NAMM this month. Something we're very excited about is The Fission Drive, our first overdrive pedal, that is now available for pre-order. The first run of these will be completed this week and then the next run...
  7. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Guitars - Online Guitar & Bass Configurators

    We've been working on these with a developer for about 2 1/2 - 3 months now and they're finally LIVE: Post the builds you come up with!
  8. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Guitars - Multiscale Now Available

    We've received requests for Multiscale options over the last year and I'm excited to announce that we are now officially offering a few different fans on all models! Check out the demo here:
  9. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Guitars - The Blackened Series (Limited Run)

    We're offering a limited run for this Black Friday, which has limited spots and set specs. The run closes on 12/1. All models have: - Stainless Steel Frets - Locking Tuners - Graphite Nut - Ebony Fingerboards NEEDS MORE BLACK:
  10. JoeGuitar717

    New Amp Day: Revv Generator 7-40

    Such an awesome, versatile amp. Great guys over at Revv too! We ended up building them a guitar in trade for this amp. Here is a quick iPhone video tone test. I'm at my shop so you'll here the AC unit in the background. Whoops. Cabs are 1x12's loaded with creambacks, built by Gravity Enclosures:
  11. ejendres

    Balaguer Archetype Traditional

    Brief & Accurate Description of gear/guitar:Looking to sell my semi-custom Balaguer Archetype Traditional. This guitar is awesome. The only reason I'm selling it is because Joe is building me a USA Archetype and the man needs to get paid :shred: The specs: Korina Body Roasted Maple Neck...
  12. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Guitars - 2017 thread

    Hey all, We will be updating this thread with some semi-custom and full custom builds this year, as well as new custom options as they arise. After acquiring an International Distributor at Winter NAMM 2017, we are now able to ship anywhere outside of the USA or Canada for a flate $150 if you...
  13. JoeGuitar717


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  14. JoeGuitar717

    Balaguer Guitars - The Archetype 6,7..8 string model?

    Hey fellow forumites, After some interest and feedback from a few close friends who play modern metal, I've decided to release a model that is catered more towards that style of playing. The first version of this design was called The Toro, and is featured as the first post in my...
  15. JoeGuitar717

    Official Balaguer Guitars Thread

    Hey everyone, I've been taking my time to prototype and dial things in to launch my company. Figured it was about time to start a thread here so we can get to know one another. I graduated luthiery school in 2009, gained experience repairing and building guitars throughout the last 4...